on the planet and he ran a country that had been aggressive with just about all of their neighbors. the neighborhood is rid of him. the mistake was trying to run an occupation where we wanted to completely change the country. we took apart the army, the currency and the coinage, as we did with nazi germany, and that was a fatal error. it was redeemed by the surge, which ended the civil war, and left us in a position where we could have maintained influence in the country, but the worse mistake was obama did not negotiate an agreement that would've allowed a residual american presence. we have no influence on the evolution of the country, which is a strategic linchpin. >> so little time, so many mistakes. first of all, in war, there are no unwounded veterans. one out of two americans has applied for disability benefits. 4488 dead. 31,965 wounded. 2 million iraqis displaced.